"Rudy Rides the Rails"
A Depression Era story written by Dandi Daley Mackall
Published by Sleeping Bear Press 2007
Rudy Rides the Rails tells the fictional story of thirteen year old Rudy Phillips, who, in order to help his family, leaves his home in Akron, Ohio, and journeys west to find work. Along the way he finds community among the hoboes, and the importance of trusting others.